An aspiring Shetland chef who lost his arm to a rare cancer is close to raising the funds for a bionic replacement.
A campaign group on Shetland has said there are still "hurdles" to overcome before a transmission link to the mainland becomes a reality.
A plane bound for Sumburgh Airport had to return to Aberdeen yesterday morning after suffering multiple bird strikes within a minute of take-off.
A northern isle will suffer a "slow and painful death" if serious discussions are not had about building a tunnel or fixed link to replace the ferry service, a councillor has said.
A crowdfunder launched to help a young family who lost their home in a fire that destroyed an internationally renowned research centre has been wound up after it saw a "phenomenal" £26,000 raised in just a few days.
UK authorities have been warned that any “procrastination” on regulating the space sector could result in the Highlands and islands missing out on an economic windfall.
In the final part of the P&J’s series on the “space race”, Calum Ross finds out if more than one spaceport can be cleared for take-off.
MSPs have hailed plans to build the UK’s first spaceport in the Highlands as a “giant leap” for the local economy – and an “absolute lifeline” for the remote north coast.
A Scottish Government minister has said its ambition is to have “at least one” spaceport in Scotland – but he warned that Brexit could create “challenges” for the sector.
Workers at Shetland Gas Plant yesterday held the first of five planned 24-hour strikes in a dispute over proposed changes to the shift rota system.
A former RAF officer leading Shetland’s bid to host the UK’s first satellite-launching base has revealed why he is convinced his team is “winning” the space race.
The president of a world-famous bird observatory destroyed in a fire has vowed it will rise from the ashes.
Space wars have erupted in the Highlands amid explosive claims that the region’s development body has been “working against” rocket-launching projects on the islands.
Fire crews transported by helicopter and lifeboat as fire wreaks havoc through Fair Isle bird observatory
A fire crew had to be flown in by Coastguard helicopter after a blaze broke out at a world-famous bird observatory on the remote Fair Isle near Shetland.
Rocket launches from Sutherland could require safety measures to reduce risks to workers on North Sea oil and gas platforms - and residents of the Faroe Islands.
Two fire crews are currently attending a building fire at a Bird Observatory on the remote Fair Isle near Shetland.
The man killed in a house fire in Lerwick last month has been identified by police as Ross Grant.
Top-level talks have taken place at Holyrood as the case for an ambitious multi-million-pound investment in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles took another step forward.
A man has been jailed for a “vicious and inexcusable” assault on his ex partner in Shetland.
A Shetland teenager has been selected to be part of the Scottish team that is travelling to Ukraine this year to compete in the Medieval Combat World Championships.
Shetland's police chief inspector thanked members of the public for trying to save the victim of a house fire.
One person died after a major fire took hold of a property in Lerwick in the late hours of Saturday evening.
A person has died at a house fire in Shetland, police have confirmed.
Details of the next contract for the Northern Isles lifeline ferry service have been published by Transport Scotland, but the procurement is facing a legal challenge from Orkney based Pentland Ferries.
Taxpayers have paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds to send councillors and officers to far-flung locations such as Florida, Greenland and Slovenia in the past two years.
Police in the Highlands and Islands have seized drugs worth more than £820,000 during a four week period over January and February.
NHS Shetland has made compensation payments of more than £300,000 for a catalogue of errors – including failure to make a diagnosis and breaching medical record confidentiality.
An MP has condemned as “unacceptable” the delay as victims’ families await answers about a fatal helicopter crash in Shetland more than five years ago.
Shetland Amenity Trust is to scrap its loss-making cash for cans scheme at the end of March.
Salmon producers in the northern isles say they are confident 2019 could be the first year in the industry’s 40-year history that no seals will be shot in Shetland as multi-million pound investments into anti-predator nets begin to show positive results.
Shetland’s bid to send rockets into space has been boosted by the signing of a new deal with a similar project at the opposite end of Britain.
Emergency services were called to a crash in Shetland this morning.